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hold on

informal phrasal verb with hold
 
 
/həʊld/ verb ( past tense and past participle held)
WAIT B1 to wait: Hold on! I'll just check my diary.WaitingStaying and remaining
HOLD to hold something or someone firmly with your hands or arms: Hold on tight!Having in your hands
Translations of “hold on”
in Korean 잠시만 기다려…
in Arabic اِنْتَظِر…
in Portuguese esperar…
in Catalan esperar…
in Japanese 待つ…
in Italian aspettare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 等待, 等一下…
in Russian ждать, держаться, ухватиться…
in Turkish beklemek, durmak, sağlam tutmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等待, 等一下…
in Polish zaczekać, trzymać się…
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